Ilana Tamari, a highly skilled Accredited Family Mediator with OAFM and Certified Specialist in Mediation FDRP MED (FDRIO).
As a Mediator, Ilana provides Open or Closed Mediation for separated parents.
Mediation is a process in which an accredited mediator and Certified Specialist in Mediation with FDRIO (FDRP MED) works with parents who are newly separated or soon to be separated and need a Parenting Plan. The parents may disagree over custody and access arrangements that they would like to see for their children. Generally, parents who are not high conflict in nature are good candidates for this process as there needs to be some reasonable communication skills and good will between them. As a mediator, Ilana Tamari will facilitate communication and decisions in regard to your child’s needs, and will help you achieve an agreement in relation to issues of custody and access and time sharing. She will help develop a Parenting Plan that is tailored to your family’s needs and most notably to your children’s unique needs and developmental stages. Prior to the completion of the Parenting Plan, Ilana Tamari will request that each parent have the plan vetted by their lawyer or taken to an independent family lawyer prior to signing off on the Plan.
Through individual and joint meetings, Ilana Tamari, Accredited Family Mediator, will help you develop a parenting plan, and can bridge the differences between parents, while keeping in mind a child focused approach that is tailored to the developmental needs of the children as they age and grow.
At the completion of the mediation process, the Mediator will provide each parent and their respective lawyers with a detailed document of protocols for separated parents, where it outlines all custody and access matters.
In order to begin mediation with Ilana, please go to the Contract Tab and complete the following forms:
- Review and sign the Closed Mediation Agreement
- Obtain independent legal advice from your lawyer and print and sign the ILA certificate
- Complete the mediation intake questionnaire and the child questionnaire (both parties must do this)
- Email these forms directly to Ilana
After these forms have been received, Ilana will discuss the retainer amount with you prior to beginning the mediation process.
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